Faculty And Staff

Family Owned and Operated for Three Generations. Arthur's Beauty College, Inc. is in its third generation as a family owned and operated business, continuing a fine reputation of educating Cosmetology and Instructor students in Arkansas. Arthur's Beauty College was established in 1956 by Chris Strawn's grandmother. Chris & Eddie Strawn purchased Arthur's Beauty College in 1999 from Arthur Doyle, Chris's father. 

Mission Statement
Our Mission

The primary objective of Arthur’s Beauty College is to provide the education and practical training needed to become a licensed professional in the field of Cosmetology or Instructor Training. We strive to encourage our students to meet their highest potential through a combination of faculty leadership, personal attention and technical training. At Arthur’s, our students receive a solid foundation of knowledge and skills on which to build a successful future.

 Staff and Administration

Systems Office - Jacksonville, Arkansas 

  • Chris Strawn, Director/CEO/Instructor 
  • Carla Jones, Director of Compliance/Instructor 
  • Lizzy Smith, Director of Education/Instructor
  • Teresia Klase, Director of Financial Aid/VA Certifying Official 
  • LeAnn Peeks, Student Support Services Director/Title IX Coordinator
  • Renee Fitzhugh, Administrative Assistant
  • ​Wade Strawn, CFO/VP/Instructor
  • Mandy Strawn, Director of Marketing

Jacksonville Campus 

  • Jacob Sullivan, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Rebecca Thurman, Instructor
  • Linda Perry-Johnson, Instructor
  • Linda Faye Franklin, Instructor

Conway Campus 

  • Charity Robinson, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Toni Stane, Instructor
  • Joni Hinton, Instructor
  • Denice Gaines, Instructor
  • Rachel Thomas, Instructor

Fort Smith Campus 

  • Linda Rambo, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Cammie Tuttle, Instructor
  • Michelle Rambo-Strawn, Instructor
  • Dell Nelson, Instructor
  • ​Chet Strawn, Administrator

Jonesboro Campus 

  • Breanna Mitchell, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Lisa Fletcher, Instructor
  • Tammie Smith, Instructor
  • Angel Hill, Instructor

Call Instructors 

  • Chris Strawn 
  • Carla Jones 
  • Jeannie Bonds
  • Lizzy Smith​​
  • Gwen Cline
  • Christy Jones